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Shapiro, Jodie


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Documenting Lesbian Lives Oral History Project oral histories

Identifier: SSC-MS-00661
Abstract Documenting Lesbian Lives is a collection of life histories with people who consider themselves to be (presently or at one time) lesbian, queer or bisexual. The project provides a complex and nuanced collective story of American lesbian history and experience. Narrators include grassroots activists and political organizers; educators and academics; musicians, writers, and artists; as well as community and religious leaders. They come from a variety of class, ethnic, racial, social, and...
Dates of Materials: 2010-2020

Jodie Shapiro interviewed by Jessica Beliles, 2014 April 1

Scope and Contents In this interview, Shapiro describes her childhood in a working class neighborhood and her early activist roots learned from her parents, while elaborating on their complicated relationship. She speaks about founding a women’s resource center (which included a women’s library) while she attended State University College of Buffalo. She also speaks extensively about how she met her partner and tells their entire love story. She also focuses on her travels cross-country and her subsequent...
Dates of Materials: 2014 April 1

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